Middle School Mathematics Education (Grades 5-9), Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Initial Certification Program

This program is for graduate students who have completed 15 credit hours of mathematics, including a course in calculus, and are interested in teaching mathematics in grades 5-9.

Required Courses Education

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 7500AAdolescent Learning and Development

3

EDSE 7600AIssues for Secondary School Teachers: Second Language Acquisition and Literacy

2

SPED 5000KIntroduction to Inclusive Education

3

EDSE 1201EMiddle School Literacy

4

EDSE 6100ETeaching Mathematics in Middle and Secondary Schools

4

EDSE 6400ECurriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Middle and Secondary School Mathematics

4

EDSE 7600GStudent Teaching in Middle and Secondary Education

4

EDSE 7603GSeminar on Student Teaching in Secondary Schools

2

EDUC 1900GWorkshops on Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Prevention, Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), and Other Professional Topics

0

Required Mathemeatics Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATHE 4600CIntroduction to Mathematical Thinking

3

MATHE 4700CModeling with Algebraic and Trigonometric Functions

3

MATHE 4800CFoundations of Geometry

3

MATHE 4900CFundamental Ideas of Calculus

3

MATHE 1000EThe History of Mathematics

3

Research Course(s): (3-4 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 7000IIntroduction to Educational Research

2

AND

EDUC 7100IIndividual Study in Educational Research

2

OR

EDSE 7200IMaster's Project

3

OR

EDSE 7201IAction Research in Mathematics Education

3

Total Credit Hours: 44-45

Professional Certification Program

This program is for graduate students holding Initial Certification and who have completed 15 credit hours of mathematics, including Calculus I.

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits

Education

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDSE 6401ECurriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Mathematics Education

3

EDSE 2700EMiddle and Secondary School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally

3

Mathematics Education

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATHE 4600CIntroduction to Mathematical Thinking

3

MATHE 4700CModeling with Algebraic and Trigonometric Functions

3

MATHE 4800CFoundations of Geometry

3

MATHE 4900CFundamental Ideas of Calculus

3

Two of the following courses (selected in consultation with an advisor)

Course NumberTitleCredits

Mathematics and Education Electives

Candidates who have not completed a course equivalent to SPED 5000K must complete it as one of the electives. (3 credits)
Course NumberTitleCredits
EDSE 6300EEnriching the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics

3

EDSE 6600EStrategies for Using Computers in the Mathematics Classroom

3

MATHE 1000EThe History of Mathematics

3

MATHE 5000CData Analysis, Probability and Statistics

3

SPED 5000KIntroduction to Inclusive Education

3

Research Course(s)

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 7000IIntroduction to Educational Research

2

AND

EDUC 7100IIndividual Study in Educational Research

2

OR

EDSE 7200IMaster's Project

3

OR

EDSE 7201IAction Research in Mathematics Education

3

Total Credit Hours: 30-31